Church Safety Training seminar being offered


The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a “Church Safety Training” seminar for members of our community churches and religious establishments on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Anderson Civic Center starting at 8:00 a.m. The training comes from requests from community members that are concerned about the growing number of incursions and attacks on people in church and at church functions.

The seminar will cover such topics as:

• How to start a Church Safety Ministry Team

• Reading the subjects body language

• Working as a team

• Defensive Maneuvers

• Subject compliance holds

This class will teach members of the Church Safety Ministry Team to take charge of an unruly person and escort this person out of the building without causing harm to the individual.

The seminar is free and open to any church member wishing to attend. Those wishing to attend this free training can preregister at

For more information, contact Anita Allison Donley, Community Projects Coordinator at (864) 844-5005 or by email at